Police Officer – Non-Certified

Chapel Hill, NC
Chapel Hill Police Department

We are seeking qualified and motivated individuals interested in serving and protecting the citizens of Chapel Hill. The Chapel Hill Police Department is a progressive organization that seeks to employ both new and effective strategies to combat crime and solve problems. We have an established Crisis Unit and utilize a co-responder model (officers and crisis counselors collaborating) to respond to cases involving individuals in need to specialized resources. Basic Law Enforcement Training will be provided upon hiring.

$42,000.00 – $45,000.00 Annually


  • May perform a variety of law enforcement duties such as responding to calls for service, enforcing traffic and criminal laws; and conducting high visibility patrols
  • May perform investigations; conduct interviews; process crime scenes; and collect evidence
  • May perform community policing activities.
  • May perform specialized assignments such as quartermaster, career progression, community services, forensics and evidence, special events coordination and school resources.


Knowledge of:
• State and federal laws
• Town Ordinances and Town and Departmental policies and procedures
• Best practices in policing and customer service.

Ability to:
• Solve problems and make sound decisions; performing mathematical calculations
• Maintain accurate financial records and preparing reports
• Utilize a personal computer and various word processing and database software applications
• Utilize such office equipment as a typewriter, calculator, copier, and facsimile machine
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, customers, and supervisors
• Maintain required certification
• Communicate effective orally and in writing
• Model behavior that is consistent with our values of RESPECT

A high school diploma or its equivalent

No experience required for Police Officer I.


Maintain NC BLET certification

Possession of or the ability to obtain a valid driver's license North Carolina issued by the state of NC and the availability of private transportation or the ability to provide transportation between job sites